M&E Journal: Smart Content Drives Smart Asset Usage and Engagement

By John Price, Product Marketing Manager, OpenText - I’m sure we’ve all had them. Those “how did they know that?” moments when online, be it on a website, social media, or doing something in an app. One of those moments where you are presented with just the right info... More

IBM CFO: Strength in Security, Cloud Gave Company a Q1 Lift

IBM reported revenue growth in its first quarter (ended March 31) behind continued strength in its cloud and cybersecurity businesses, according to CFO James Kavanaugh. Total revenue grew 5% from a year ago, to $19.1 billion. Cloud revenue jumped 22% to $17.7 billion, while st... More

HITS Spring Returns to L.A. May 17

The annual HITS Spring: The Hollywood Innovation & Technology Summit returns to Los Angeles on May 17, bringing together more than 700 senior studio technology leaders for the Hollywood IT Society’s 9th annual “reality check” on the key trends transforming the way content i... More

NAB Show: Convergent Risks CEO Preps Industry for GDPR

LAS VEGAS — If you’re a media and entertainment company that operates in the European Union, you’re probably already aware of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), a new law that provides increased data protection for citizens, going into effect May 25. It’s b... More

Netflix CEO Touts Key Partnerships During Record Quarter

While reporting strong results for the first quarter (ended March 31), Netflix CEO Reed Hastings said April 16 that the biggest challenge ahead for his company remains boosting subscribers’ total viewing hours when using the streaming service. “We're a fraction of the hour... More

Spark Digital Poses OTT App Questions

With so many new entries into the burgeoning OTT space, Spark Digital, a software consulting, design and development firm focused on the media and entertainment industry, has produced a new questionnaire for product owners, to give them a head start on the process of developing a... More

NAB Show: Taksati’s Taylor Stresses Security Measures at Cyber Summit

LAS VEGAS — At one point during his presentation April 8 at the Cyber Security & Content Protection Summit at the NAB Show, Chris Taylor, founder and principle consultant of Taksati Consulting, shared a slide with an overwhelming overlap of logos of companies that suffered ... More

Salesforce CTO: MuleSoft to Remain ‘Independent Entity’ After Acquisition

Salesforce sees it as “important” to keep MuleSoft — its most recently announced acquisition — as an “independent entity” that handles integration “for things that even Salesforce doesn’t own,” according to Parker Harris, Salesforce CTO and co-founder. “We ... More

Live at NAB Show: Anti-Piracy Tools, New Workflows Featured on the Show Floor

LAS VEGAS — The NAB Show saw no shortage of new workflow solutions, software-as-a-service technologies, and anti-piracy news from members of the Media & Entertainment Services Alliance. Here’s a look at what SHIFT, RSG Media Systems, Teradici, Sohonet, IYUNO Media Group an... More

Live at NAB Show: MESA Members Talk Digital Asset Management, AI, and More

LAS VEGAS -- Members of the Media & Entertainment Services Alliance (MESA) brought a variety of new offerings to the annual NAB Show, covering artificial intelligence (AI), and machine learning, digital asset management, virtual reality, and more. Here’s a look at what 5th K... More